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By Robert L. Gale

ISBN-10: 0313307571

ISBN-13: 9780313307577

For too lengthy Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909) used to be disregarded as a timid New England neighborhood colorist, identified mostly for her novels and brief tales established in her local country of Maine. but also to her fiction, she additionally wrote poetry, performs, and essays. She loved an in depth acquaintance with many of the validated writers of her time and used to be on pleasant phrases with many lesser-known girls of her period. With the e-book of a range of her letters in 1956, scholarly books and articles quickly undefined. And with the appearance of the women's move got here a renewal of curiosity in Jewett's existence and writings. She is now famous as a uniquely sharp, compassionate observer of girls and their lives in 19th-century New England.

Included during this reference publication are alphabetically prepared entries for Jewett's writings, characters, relatives, pals, friends, affiliates and admirers. Entries at the most crucial works and people contain short bibliographies. the amount starts with a concise introductory essay, and a chronology highlights the executive occasions in Jewett's lifestyles and profession. The e-book closes with a normal bibliography of works approximately Jewett. Given Jewett's complicated characterizations and her refined crafting of plots and settings, this ebook should be a invaluable advisor either for these forthcoming Jewett's works for the 1st time and for extra complex readers.

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By Robert L. Gale

ISBN-10: 0313307571

ISBN-13: 9780313307577

For too lengthy Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909) used to be disregarded as a timid New England neighborhood colorist, identified mostly for her novels and brief tales established in her local country of Maine. but also to her fiction, she additionally wrote poetry, performs, and essays. She loved an in depth acquaintance with many of the validated writers of her time and used to be on pleasant phrases with many lesser-known girls of her period. With the e-book of a range of her letters in 1956, scholarly books and articles quickly undefined. And with the appearance of the women's move got here a renewal of curiosity in Jewett's existence and writings. She is now famous as a uniquely sharp, compassionate observer of girls and their lives in 19th-century New England.

Included during this reference publication are alphabetically prepared entries for Jewett's writings, characters, relatives, pals, friends, affiliates and admirers. Entries at the most crucial works and people contain short bibliographies. the amount starts with a concise introductory essay, and a chronology highlights the executive occasions in Jewett's lifestyles and profession. The e-book closes with a normal bibliography of works approximately Jewett. Given Jewett's complicated characterizations and her refined crafting of plots and settings, this ebook should be a invaluable advisor either for these forthcoming Jewett's works for the 1st time and for extra complex readers.

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BARNET, EZRA (‘‘EZRY’’). In ‘‘Law Lane,’’ he is the son of Ezra Barnet and Jane Barnet. His love for their next-door neighbor, Ruth Crosby, is frustrated by a longstanding land dispute. The cleverness of Mrs. Harriet Powder, another neighbor, enables the lovers to get married. BARNET, GRANDSIRE. In ‘‘Law Lane,’’ he is mentioned as old Ezra Barnet’s father and an instigator of the land feud between the Barnets and their neighbors, the Crosbys. BARNET, JANE. In ‘‘Law Lane,’’ she is Ezra Barnet’s wife and young Ezra Barnet’s mother.

In ‘‘A Dark Night,’’ she is the young woman Weymouth loves. She is part of a group of robbers. She helps Weymouth escape from Rogers and his thugs at an inn near Bristol. When she goes to America, Weymouth follows, and they get married. BRENTON. In ‘‘The Orchard’s Grandmother,’’ he is mentioned as Colonel Brenton’s brother. BRENTON, COLONEL (‘‘SQUIRE BRENTON’’). In ‘‘The Orchard’s Grandmother,’’ he is the royalist father of Mary (‘‘Polly’’) Brenton. When Oliver Cromwell’s soldiers pursue him, he escapes with his family to America for a year.

BETTY. In ‘‘A Village Shop,’’ she is the servant in the home of Esther Jaffrey and Leonard Jaffrey. Betty admires Leonard more than she should and Esther less than she should. BETTY LEICESTER (1890). ) (Characters: Louis Agassiz, Barry, Captain Beck, Jim Beck, Mary Beck, Mrs. Beck, Buckland, Asa Chick, Clinturn, Frank Crane, Cynthy, Drummond, Miss Marcia Drummond, Duff, Duncan, Ada Duncan, Bessie Duncan, Mary Duncan, Lizzie Edwards, Edwards, Miss Fedge, Jim Foss, Foster, Henry Foster, Mrs. Foster, Nelly Foster, Lizzie French, Georgie, Ellen Grant, Mary Grant, Mr.

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